Pool Chemical Tips
Do Pool Chemicals Expire? Understanding Chemical Shelf Life
How long do pool chemicals last? Storage conditions can play a major role in the expiration date of your pool chemicals. Here's what you need to know about the chemicals in your storage cabinet.
August 5, 2023
Quality Matters: Choosing the Best Pool Chemicals
Using high-quality chemicals can make it much easier to maintain a well-balanced, thoroughly sanitized swimming pool.
July 29, 2023
Pool Chemical Safety and Mandatory EPA Labeling: What You Need to Know
Some of the chlorine tablets, pool shock, and algaecides sold in online marketplaces aren’t approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Without that mandatory EPA-approved label, it’s not a product anyone should be handling, let alone putting in their pools.
March 15, 2023
How to Store Pool Chemicals the Right Way
If you’ve ever read a pool chemical label, you know that it’s important to always store your chemicals in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. But what you may not know are the more intricate details of safe pool chemical storage.
July 20, 2022
How to Get Rid of Foamy Pool Water
While a foamy pool might look fun — like a bubble bath — it's actually a cause for concern. But don’t fret. If you're currently dealing with foamy pool water, there are several ways to remedy the inconvenience.
May 3, 2022
Pool Clarifier vs. Flocculant: What's the Difference?
Very fine particles in your pool water may pass right through the filter, making them especially difficult to remove. Enter, coagulants! That is, either a pool clarifier or flocculant. "What’s the difference?" you may be asking. Great question! Keep reading to learn more.
April 13, 2022
Pool Chemistry 101
You know it’s important to regularly test and balance pool water to maintain a clean, safe, and beautiful pool. But why is it so important? If one aspect of your pool water chemistry is out of range, what does that mean? And how does that affect the rest of your pool? More importantly, how do you fix it?!
March 23, 2022
What Chemicals Do I Need for a Hot Tub?
You don’t need a PhD in Chemistry to understand what needs to go inside your hot tub. This article will help you become an expert on properly maintaining your hot tub water chemistry!
July 31, 2021
How to Balance Pool Water
From preparing the pool, to testing the water, to adding balancing chemicals, this in-depth look at maintaining water chemistry will help you become a pool water expert in no time!
July 6, 2021
Using Conditioner in Your Pool
Pool conditioner, while often overlooked, is an important aspect of pool water chemistry. Learn more about what it does for your pool, and learn the ins and outs of proper application methods.
July 1, 2021
How to Quickly Clear Up Cloudy Pool Water
If you’ve owned a pool for any amount of time, chances are likely good that you’ve struggled with cloudy or murky pool water at least once or twice. In order to clear the water quickly, it’s important to get to the root of the problem.
April 3, 2020